Windows Phone 'Tango' Earns Its Proper Name from Microsoft
Microsoft will officially refer to the Windows Phone Tango system update as "Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh," according to WindowsPhoneItaly.com. Stefania Duico, Microsoft's Windows Phone Business Group Lead in Italy, provided the information to WindowsPhoneItaly.com in an interview. Tango strips down the features of Windows Phone so that it will work on less expensive devices. The goal is to help smartphone makers target emerging markets with lower-cost Windows Phones. Some of the removed features include fast-app switching and background processes. The official name for Windows Phone Apollo (the next significant version of the platform) has not yet be given by Microsoft.
Microsoft Debuts Hyperlapse App for Windows Phone and Android
Microsoft today released an application for Windows Phone and Android handsets called Hyperlapse. The app can be used to stabilize shaky footage or to create fast-moving time-lapse videos.
Microsoft Releases Skype for Business App on Windows Phone
Microsoft today replaced its Lync 2013 corporate messaging app with Skype for Business for Windows Phone. The app has a refreshed user interface for messaging, more emoticons, and improved interactions with the server.
Microsoft Lets Android Owners Compare Apps
Microsoft has released a new tool aimed at helping people switch from an Android smartphone to a Windows smartphone. AppComparison, an app for Android handsets, scans the device for apps and then finds the corresponding Windows apps.
Microsoft Says Older Phones Won't Get Windows 10 Until 2016
Microsoft today said owners of handsets running Windows Phone 8 / 8.1 will have to wait a bit longer to receive Windows 10. The update was originally expected to arrive this month, but Microsoft has now delayed the rollout.
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